Treatment strategies in elderly patients with multiple myeloma: current status.

@article{Quach2007TreatmentSI,
  title={Treatment strategies in elderly patients with multiple myeloma: current status.},
  author={Hang Quach and H Miles Prince and Linda Rose Mileshkin},
  journal={Drugs & aging},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={829-50}
}
Multiple myeloma (MM), a plasma cell malignancy, is a disorder of the elderly with an increasing prevalence as the average life expectancy increases. Survival remains unacceptably low in elderly patients with MM, in whom the gold standard of treatment has been, until recently, oral melphalan and prednisolone, which induces a response rate of approximately… CONTINUE READING